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Immigrants

“MAESTRA! The Letters Speak.” Adult ESL Students Learning to Read for the First Time

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2010
This report outlines five principles for teaching adult emergent readers.
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Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Using Oral Language Skills to Build on the Emerging Literacy of Adult English Learners

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2010
This resource is a research brief written for teachers, program administrators, and teacher trainers seeking ways to work effectively with adult and adolescent English language learners (ELLs) with...
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Professional Developers
Researchers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

A Toolkit for ESL Practitioners: Supporting Skilled Immigrants

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2011
The toolkit addresses the challenge of properly serving the skilled immigrant population and introduces solutions to some of the most pressing problems this group experiences; it introduces best...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers

Increasing Opportunities for Immigrant Students: Community College Strategies for Success

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2011
This report seeks to identify the key elements of a comprehensive and systemic approach to the challenge of educating immigrant students .
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Local Program Administrators
State Staff

Adult Education and Immigrant Integration: Networks for Integrating New Americans (NINA), Theoretical Framework

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2013
This Theoretical Framework is part of the overall strategy for designing and implementing the NINA initiative.
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
State Staff
Teachers

Improving Immigrants' Employment Prospects through Work-Focused Language Instruction

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2011
This policy brief outlines a series of  promising approaches to link language instruction with occupational training and to address the pressures and challenging life circumstances immigrants face. 
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Local Program Administrators
State Staff

Findings from an Examination of the Labor Force Participation of College-Educated Immigrants in the United States

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2012
This is the second of a series of papers that examines the labor market underutilization problems experienced by college-educated immigrants who earned their college degrees in other countries...
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Researchers
Policymakers

The Earnings of Foreign-Educated College Graduates: An Examination of the Determinants of the Hourly Earnings of College-Educated Immigrants

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2012
This is the first in a series of papers that examine the labor market underutilization problems experienced by immigrant workers with a college degree earned outside the United States.
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Researchers
Policymakers

Project Hotel T.E.A.C.H. Curriculum

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2007

Hotel TEACH targets developing English language skills, soft skills and technology skills with the goal of helping learners acquire jobs in the hotel industry. It is based in industry standards,...

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Learners

Health Care Career Pathways and Adult English Language Learners

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2011
This report discusses health care workforce needs in entry-level, midlevel and professional positions, a profile of the changing American workforce, with a focus on adult immigrants and English...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Researchers
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